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1994 Memorandum of Understanding Among the Secretary of DOT, DOI, and EPA


To establish the jurisdictional responsibilities for offshore facilities, including pipelines, pursuant to section 311(j)(1)(c), (j)(5), and (j)(6)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA), as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-380) and agree to the division of responsibilities for spill prevention and control, response planning, and equipment inspection activities pursuant to those provisions.

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Effective Date: Thursday, February 3, 1994